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Monday, April 21, 2014

Resisting the Rancher by Roxanne Snopek Virtual Book Tour Release and Giveaway

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Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Roxanne Snopek’s Resisting the Rancher virtual book tour April 14 – April 25!
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Divider 9 9781622661688Title: Resisting the Rancher Genre: Contemporary Romance Author: Roxanne Snopek Publisher: Entangled Bliss Language: English Pages: 213 Format: Ebook Amazon -Barnes and Noble - Goodreads
Country veterinarian Celia Gamble is in trouble. A misunderstanding from her past is rearing its ugly head and the only person she can turn to is Jonah Clarke—her family’s lawyer and, as it turns out, her brother Zach’s best friend and her childhood crush. She always wanted Jonah to see her as a bona fide woman, but as a woman who’s being wrongfully blackmailed for seducing a married man? Not on her life.
Jonah is happy to help little CeeCee Gamble, if only she’d come clean about why she’s being blackmailed. But with Zach’s wedding on the horizon and Zach’s fashionista fiancée Desiree giving CeeCee a makeover, the little duckling Jonah remembers is turning into a definite swan. And the unwritten law on sisters is clear—hands off. Jonah must resist Celia or lose the only true family he’s ever known.



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Roxanne Snopek has been writing professionally for more than two decades and her work has appeared in publications varying from The Vancouver Sun and Reader’s Digest to newsletters for Duke, Cornell and Tufts Universities. She’s done corporate copywriting on topics ranging from pet food for Iams/Eukanuba, to employee profiles for VersaCold to air-conditioner maintenance for Home Depot. (That’s right. Air conditioner maintenance.)
But she’s also had a bunch of other stuff published, including one mystery novel, a couple of literary short stories and a non-fiction series. One summer, she wrote video game dialogue and narrative for Silicon Sisters Interactive, a project that combined her two favourite genres – mystery and romance – with the world of casual gaming.
In 2012 she sold her first romance novel to Entangled Publishing. THREE RIVER RANCH made the Barnes & Noble Top Ten list, The Amazon Top 100 list and is now the foundation of a multi-book series. Recently, the first three books sold to France.


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 April 14
Guest blogging at What’s on the Bookshelf
Book reviewed at My Devotional Thoughts
Book reviewed and Guest blogging at The La La Land of Books
Interviewed at A Writer’s Sketchbook
April 15
Guest blogging at What is That Book About
Book reviewed at Read Me
April 16
Book reviewed at What I’m Reading
April 17
Book reviewed at Steamy Guys After Dark
Book reviewed at Sleep Deprived Book Lovers
April 18
Book reviewed at Rage, Sex and Teddy Bears
Book featured at Romantic Reads and Such
April 21
Guest blogging at Reading Between the Wines
April 22
Book reviewed at Vilma Akins
April 23
Book featured at A Book Addict’s Delight
April 24
Featured at RhiReading
Guest blogging at Kate M. George
April 25
Reviewed and Interviewed at Read Your Writes Book Reviews
Reviewed at All Things Romance
Reviewed at Bibliotica

About the Author

Wedding Bliss!

This summer, our oldest daughter is getting married, right in our own backyard! I’m so excited to be a mother-of-the-bride. Thankfully, Bridezilla is nowhere to be found!

My own wedding, many years ago, was a small affair in a beautiful old stone chapel near where my husband and I met. As we lived in Ontario and the wedding was in Saskatchewan, this meant planning-by-distance. I do not recommend this.

We flew in a week before the whirlwind event, and flew out the morning after. Thanks to my family, it was a lovely ceremony. My sister - and only bridesmaid – made it even more special by singing for us, a beautiful song that had everyone in tears.

My daughter is also planning her wedding from a distance. Fortunately, she’s super-organized, a good thing, since she has seven – that’s right, seven – bridesmaids! But if I know my girl, it will still feel intimate, focused on friends, family and fun. And of course, the celebration of love.

In my latest release, RESISTING THE RANCHER, the story unfolds in the weeks leading up to a garden wedding at which my hero Jonah and heroine Celia are best man and maid-of-honor. I confess that as I wrote the wedding scene, I was imagining the flowers and decorations that will adorn our own yard this summer.

Lao Tzu said, “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” Celia’s love for Jonah gave her the courage to stand up at her brother’s wedding and pay tribute to the happy couple, a memory they will always cherish.

There’s something special about every celebration of love. Whether you were there as the bride, bridesmaid or guest, is there a special wedding memory you’d like to share with us?

My review;
I love this kind of book, people who are in love but don't know it, even when it seems so unlikely. This is a novel that makes you smile.  A fun story about brotherly love.  I loved it from the first page. I give this book a 4/5. I was given this book for the purpose of  a review by Entangled Bliss and all opinions are my own.


  1. Ooo I like the sound of this. Reminds me of My Best Friend's Wedding.

  2. Congratulations to your daughter! I look forward to visualizing all the flowers and decorations! I hope her wedding is just as beautiful as you imagined :)

  3. Definitely sounds like a story I'd enjoy! Congrats on your daughter's upcoming wedding!

  4. You've got an interesting bio - video games and air conditioning. I bet this book will be as equally interesting :)